1. In 1830, The first National Negro Convention began in Philadelphia. First on the agenda were improving the organization of anti-slave activities and whether or not free blacks should return to Africa.
2. In 1963, 48 years ago today, terrorist Bombed the Sixteenth Street Baptist Church in Birmingham Al. killing four young black girls. It took 37 years before arrest were made.
In Memory of (Clockwise from top left), Addie Mae Collins (aged 14), Denise McNair (aged 11), Carole Robertson (aged 14), and Cynthia Wesley (aged 14),